June 30, 2020

Vanderbilt’s Trans-Institutional Programs (TIPs) investments fund programs devoted to discovery and learning with an “interdisciplinary” approach that addresses society’s most pressing problems. It's a centerpiece of the university’s Academic Strategic Plan.

This year, TIPs has funded the project Soldier-Inspired Innovation Incubator for Discovering Research-Based Solutions in Vanderbilt Re-Investment Awards (VRA) category. Project faculty are from the School of Engineering, College of Arts and Science, Peabody College, School of Medicine – Clinical, and Owen Graduate School of Management. 

Project researcher, Sean Collin, MD, is Professor and Executive Vice Chairman for Research and Director of the Center for Emergency Care Research and Innovation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Project lead, Douglas Adams, Ph.D., is Daniel F. Flowers Professor, Distinguished Professor, Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University.

Learn more about this year's VU TIPs award.